Yellow Belt (1 to 5 months)

STANCES

Orthodox vs southpaw, weight distribution and guard. Students to demonstrate their competency in the preferred stance.

MOVEMENTS

  • Semi movements forward and backwards
  • Movements forwards and backwards
  • Going forward with back leg (stepping forward with back leg throwing a technique from the programme)

ARM TECHNIQUES

  • Jab Straight and lunge cross
  • Lead and rear hook
  • Lead and rear uppercut
  • Lead and rear bodyrip
  • Rear circular elbow

KICKS

  • Rear and switch
  • Roundhouse kick
  • Snap Roundhouse kick (Lead leg –Thigh or Body)
  • Front Kick – right and left stance
  • Roundhouse knee stike – right and left stance

DEFENCE

  • Palm Block/Parry
  • Downward Outside deflection
  • Hook Block
  • Telephone Block

COMBINATIONS, PADWORK and STAMINA

Use all techniques in programme to demonstrate combinations and knowledge of padwork. Stamina should be tested with a fitness test appropriate to candidate.